The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ
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  • Website www.foundlingmuseum.org.uk
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Folk At The Foundling - Vesevo

The Foundling museum and the Nest Collective present a very special mid-summer Folk at the Foundling. We will be bringing you an international lineup of some incredibly exciting artists plucked from the muddy fields of the UK festival circuit and brought to the historical splendour the Foundling's picture gallery Vesevo…

Fri 28 Jul

£18 ( £16) / 020 7841 3600

  • 18:30

Foundling Community Choir Concert

Join the Foundling Community Choir for their end of term concert, as they perform a selection of works spanning the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.

Mon 17 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 19:00

Hetty Feather & Clover Moon Day - Art Workshops

Drop in to our free workshops led by artist Isobel Manning. Make a model of Miss Smith's home for destitute girls from Clover Moon, the Cavalcade music hall from Little Stars, or your very own Tanglefields circus tent from Hetty Feather.

Sat 15 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 11:00 – 16:45

Hetty Feather: Using History Creatively

Join us for a very special family event. Hear author Dame Jacqueline Wilson talk about the writing of Hetty Feather and from some of the creative people involved in transforming the books into a TV series. Find out how the Foundling Hospital's story has inspired artists of all kinds, and take the opportunity to ask those…

Tue 22 Aug

£3–£5 / 020 7841 3600

  • 14:00

Hetty's Shadow Puppet Theatre

Make your own shadow puppet theatre in this free family workshop. Taking inspiration from Nick Sharratt's silhouette illustrations in the book Hetty Feather, create a shadow puppet theatre featuring characters from Hetty Feather, Diamond and Clover Moon.

Wed 2 Aug

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Ida's Story

In this creative writing workshop take on the role of Hetty Feather the writer. Use your imagination to re-write Hetty and her mother Ida's story.

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Miss Smith's Books

Responding to the exhibition Picturing Hetty Feather, use traditional bookbinding methods to create Hetty's journal or Clover's sketchbook, given to them by Miss Smith. Make marbled paper to cover your notebook in the style of Victorian marbled books.

Tue 25 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Performing With Hetty

To celebrate national Playday, join us for an immersive family drama workshop. Bring characters and scenes from the Hetty Feather books to life using acting and play.

Wed 2 Aug

Free / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Picturing Hetty Feather

A new family-friendly exhibition exploring how Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s much-loved character Hetty Feather has brought the history of London’s Foundling Hospital to life.

Tue 27 Jun

£3–£11.25 (£3–£8.50; Children free) / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 28 Jun

£3–£11.25 (£3–£8.50; Children free) / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 29 Jun

£3–£11.25 (£3–£8.50; Children free) / 020 7841 3600

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 57 more dates until 3 Sep

Sun 2 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

Live Music, Classical.

  • 15:00

Sun 16 Jul

Free / 020 7841 3600

Live Music, Classical.

  • 15:00

Sun 6 Aug

Free / 020 7841 3600

Live Music, Classical.

  • 15:00

Sun 20 Aug

Free / 020 7841 3600

Live Music, Classical.

  • 15:00

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